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post #1 of 8 Old 17th March 2007, 09:49 AM Thread Starter
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New Panoz DP01 Champ Car faster than 2006 Toyota F1 car?

Sébastien Bourdais broke the overall track record at Laguna Seca testing on Saturday, March 10th that was set last year by Ricardo Zonta's Toyota TF106.

http://champcarworldseries.com/News/...e.asp?ID=11322
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If F1 would stop limiting their car's engine, tyres and aero packages this would not have happened.

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If F1 would stop limiting their car's engine, tyres and aero packages this would not have happened.
Bourdais wasn't using the softer compound tires.
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F1 tyres have grooves tho.

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Graham Rahal and Sébastien Bourdais under Portland International Raceway track record

Track Record

Fastest Lap 6/18/2006 Justin Wilson 57.597 (time) 122.756 (mph)

http://champcarworldseries.com/Event...ason=2007&ID=8

Portland Spring testing:

Bourdais: 57.1

Rahal: 57.4

http://motorsport.com/news/article.asp?ID=251126

Graham Rahal is the youngest driver to ever score a Champ Car podium.
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